Spur of the Moment

So when I look back at my menu plan for this week, I see that last night was supposed to be homemade pizza (oops…I went out to Red Robin with a friend) and tonight was supposed to be Breakfast for Dinner. When this happens I typically just move what was supposed to be for dinner the night I missed to the next night. Well, Jon spent the night at a friend’s house last night and is still there, so there was no point in my making a large GF pizza for just Hannah and I (DH wasn’t interested). I opted to go ahead with breakfast for dinner (at least for myself). We had received a large gift basket from Harry & David the other day that had some smoked salmon in it. I knew that I was the only one who would eat it, so I incorporated it into my dinner tonight. I ended up making an omlette (2 eggs & 2 egg whites) that had smoked salmon and cream cheese inside and slice grape tomatoes outside. Oh. My. God. It was amazing! I seasoned with salt & pepper only. I intended to put some Frank’s Red Hot on it, but forgot b/c I was so lost in the taste. Along side I made some sauteed spinach with S & P and nutmeg and some pan-fried sweet potato hashbrowns (seasoned with S & P & cinnamon). I also had a half of a Kinnikinnick plain bagel left in my freezer, so I toasted that puppy up and topped with a little buttery spread. Finished off with a couple of glasses of Cabernet and I had the perfect meal. I hope that we get some more of that smoked salmon soon…I have never had smoked salmon before, only grilled or baked salmon here. It was perfect with the cream cheese in the omlette.

Oh, I almost forgot, I finished off my meal with some Edy’s Slow Churned Pumpkin Ice Cream topped with some Nestle Chocolate Chips. YUM!! Perfect end to a perfect fall day.

I just got a call that Jon is on his way home. What do you want to be that he hasn’t eaten dinner and now I need to make him something. I think that he will be having some Pamela’s Pancakes and I will make extras to freeze for later in the week.

Getting To Know You

I thought this might be fun to post here on my blog. I get these in my email every now and then. I have modified it slightly, so the numbers may be off. Still lots of fun!

Welcome to the 2008 edition of getting to know your Friends. The theory is that you will learn a lot of little things about your friends that you might not have known!

My answers for Saturday, October 4, 1008

1.What time did you get up this morning? 6:30 to eat and go to the gym by 8:00 AM

2. Diamonds or pearls? Diamonds!

3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Mamma Mia with Hannah…LOVED IT!

4. What is your favorite TV show? Private Practice, CSI (all), Bones, Biggest Loser, Grey’s Anatomy, 24, Law & Order SVU, Lipstick Jungle, Desperate Housewives (watch much TV?)

5. What did you have for breakfast? Brown Rice Cakes with PB or Almond Butter & Fruit Spread, Egg Whites with tomatoes (usually grape tomatoes), Laughing Cow Cheese triangle (light swiss) & Fresh Basil

6. What is your middle name? Lynn

7. What food do you dislike? Can’t really think of one other than Beef Jerky

8. What is your favorite CD at moment? No cds, but a lot of great songs on my iPod

9. What kind of car do you drive? Honda Odyssey

10. Favorite sandwich? Hmm…turkey, spinach & swiss on my yummy GF bread!

11.What characteristic do you despise? Fakeness and disloyalty

12. Favorite item of clothing? PJs

13. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? Anywhere with my family

14. Favorite brand of clothing? Gap and Old Navy & Ann Taylor Loft

15. Where would you retire to? Hoschton, GA

16.What was your most recent memorable birthday? The last b/c I had the stomach flu. Not a good reason to remember, huh?

17. Favorite sport to watch? Hockey

20. When is your birthday? 1/9

21. Are you a morning person or a night person? Definitely AM

22. What is your shoe size? 7.5

23. Pets? Do my kids count?

24. Any new and exciting news you’d like to share with us? No, not really

25. What did you want to be when you were little? A doctor

26. How are you today? Better than 2 days ago

27. What is your favorite candy? Oh, you had to go there. Heath Bar since being GF; Pre-GF, Whatchamacallit Bar.

28. What is your favorite flower? Stargazer Lily

29. What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to? Christmas will be extra special this year

31. What are you listening to right now? Aaron channel surfing

32. What was the last thing you ate? Trade Joe’s Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies & Coffee from Caribou

33. Do you wish on stars? Depends

34. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Persimmon

35. How is the weather right now? Sunny & fally (crispy & cool fall day)

36. The first person you spoke to on the phone today? Kelly or Mom

37. Favorite soft drink? Coke in a bottle! Oooh….yes AND Diet Dr. Pepper

38. Favorite restaurant? Aqua Terra (in Buford) ~ The Chef’s Wife has Celiac and I had a fabulous meal there when we visited my sister over Spring Break.

39. Real hair color? Who really knows these days??? If you do, you are lying to yourself and everyone else too. ;)

40. What was your favorite toy as a child? Barbies

41. Summer or winter? Fall

42. Hugs or kisses? Hugs

43. Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate

44. Coffee or tea? Love my coffee!

46. When was the last time you cried? The other day

47. What is under your bed? Don’t ask. I don’t.

48. What did you do last night? Went out to eat with my best friend, Amanda and her daughter, Emma. We went to Red Robin (had turkey burger w/cheese, protein wrap style, salad & steamed broccoli)…YUM!

49. What are you afraid of ? Illness in my family

50. Salty or sweet? Ooh….depends. I love food in general.

51. How many keys on your key ring? Too many

52. How many years at your current job? Since May of 2002.

53. Favorite day of the week? Monday. It is like a fresh start.

54. How many towns have you lived in? I don’t think I can count that high…let me try: Newport, RI; Parma, OH; Cambridge, OH; Stoney Lake, OH; Warrensville Heights, OH; Arlington, TX; Bridgewater, NJ; Dublin, OH; Centerville, OH, Westerville, OH, Dublin, OH, Lewis Center, OH.

55. Do you make friends easily? Yes – you have to when you move around like I have!

Now, either copy & paste to your own blog or answer here in the comments. FUN! :)

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